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American philanthropist, Vietnamese magazine editor join AIP Foundation’s boards

31-03-2017

Daniel McHugh, an American businessman and philanthropist, and Tran Mai Anh, a Vietnamese attorney and magazine editor, have joined AIP Foundation’s Board of Advisors and Board of Directors, respectively. McHugh is CEO of Livingston International, a…

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More than 220 Cambodian airport staff gain road safety skills

30-03-2017

AIP Foundation conducted road safety trainings to more than 220 staff to Cambodia Airports, the operator of the country’s three international airports. Held on 21-30 March, the workshops provided an overview of the key road safety…

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More than 300 teachers, parents trained in road safety curriculum in southern Thailand

29-03-2017

As part of the recently launched Phase II of the Street Wise program, 80 teachers and 254 parents were trained in a specialized road safety curriculum so they can educate students to be safe road users….

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Nearly 250 motorcycle helmets donated to parents in mountainous region of China

28-03-2017

As part of the school-based Walk Wise program, a partnership with Chevron, 246 parents received quality motorcycle helmets to keep them safe while driving on the mountainous roads of Kaizhou District in China. Motorcycles are an…

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AIP Foundation team joins fellow road safety advocates at United Nations meeting in Bangkok

17-03-2017

Six members of AIP Foundation’s team joined fellow road safety advocates at the 24th United Nations Road Safety Collaboration Meeting in Bangkok. Topics covered during the two-day meeting included progress on the Sustainable Development Goals and plans…

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Extracurricular activities reinforce 600 students’ helmet use knowledge, preliminary data shows increase in safe road behaviors

14-03-2017

Engaging extracurricular activities reinforced 600 students’ helmet safety knowledge at Ap Dinh Primary School in Hoc Mon District, one of the six schools involved in Abbott’s Helmets for Families program. Students’ behaviors have shifted during the…

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Road safety advocacy program kicks-off its third year in Thailand

14-03-2017

The Legal Development Program (LDP), a road safety advocacy program coordinated by AIP Foundation, kicked-off its third year of working to create safe roads in Thailand. The initiative, which is a global effort led by Bloomberg Philanthropies and the…

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Young ambassadors network empowers students to design sustainable road safety awareness initiatives for 3,000 peers

10-03-2017

AIP Foundation launched a Young Ambassadors for Road Safety (YARS) network that will empower university students to design and implement sustainable road safety awareness activities for more than 3,000 of their peers. During the program’s kick-off…

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Students encouraged to wear motorcycle helmets as part of school uniforms

09-03-2017

Nearly 550 primary school students received quality helmets and were encouraged to wear them as part of their school uniforms during the kick-off ceremony for a new Helmets for Kids program, which is supported by the…

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60 community stakeholders attend pedestrian safety program kick-off workshop

03-03-2017

Sixty community stakeholders, including representatives from local government agencies and schools, attended the kick-off workshop for the current phase of Walk This Way. The latest phase of the pedestrian safety program is working with primary and secondary…

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